Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says parents who shun vaccines for their children should be ostracized because of the risk of spreading infections of childhood diseases.
How your immune system does its job seems to depend more on your environment and the germs you encounter than on your genes, says new research that put twins to the test to find out.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
The idea behind the recently trendy Paleo diet, or caveman diet, is that participants emulate the eating habits of early humans during the Stone Age. However, a new study performed by researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University says that strict Paleo dieters may misunderstand their ancestors.
Fast food burgers, fries and other greasy fare may affect how students perform in school, according to a new study led by an Ohio State University professor.
Maryland’s health department says more than 80,000 residents have enrolled in health coverage through the state’s insurance exchange since the second open enrollment period began Nov. 15.
Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.
Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.